Douglas BODLEY

BODLEY, Douglas Harvey (Doug) passed away December 5, 2011 under the compassionate care of the staff at Peace Portal Lodge, Peace Arch Hospital and Dr. Robert Cheyne/family physician of many years. Doug was born in Hamilton, Ontario on September 11, 1924. He was a D. Day Vet in the 2nd Armoured Division during W.W.II. Doug returned to Hamilton and met Fern Morrow from Dafoe, Saskatchewan while both working at Eaton’s. After a short courtship they moved to White Rock. Their children are Ron Bodley (wife Julie) of Milton, Washington and Linda Neumann, Princeton. Also survived by Graham Bodley, Ron’s son of Bellingham; Mike Neumann and many other family members including Patti Haithwaite (niece) Glenn Sorensen (nephew) and Yvonne Yawney (Winnipeg), wonderful friends who had the privilege of being there at the end. Thank you to all the many consistent visitors. He worked at McGavin’s Bakery until retirement. Doug enjoyed golf at Peace Portal Golf Course and (Hemet) California for many, many years. He bowled twice a week and has many trophies and pins. Doug loved his daily crossword puzzles and sports on TV. Also he was a fabulous bread and raspberry jam maker! He will be most remembered for his quiet, humble ways, his humour, and love for friends and family. An Inurnment will be held on Thursday, December 29 at 12:30 pm at Victory Memorial Park Cemetery, 14831-28 Ave, Surrey, BC, followed by a Celebration of Life at 1:30 pm at the Crescent Legion, 2643-128 Street, Surrey. In lieu of flowers, you may wish to donate to the #240 Legion. Condolences may be offered at

Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre 604-536-6522

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